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PHIL 245 Existentialism

Examines some of the major themes of existentialist thought using the work of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Camus, Sartre, de Beauvoir, and others. Addresses questions like: How does the reality of death affect the meaning of life? Is existence absurd? Is human freedom a benefit or a burden? What does it mean to live authentically?

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Required One philosophy course

Course Type

SH

Offered

SH